German-Portuguese Forum 2020: Climate Protection and Economic Competitiveness

02/11/2020 Germany and Portugal wish to use their consecutive EU Council Presidencies to spotlight sustainable business and the Green Deal. At the German-Portuguese Forum, high-level experts from both countries thus will discuss how to combine competitiveness and climate protection in the wake of Covid-19.

ICAP-IETA launched a Carbon Market Virtual Pavilion

02/11/2020 ICAP and IETA have launched a Virtual Carbon Market Pavilion. Recordings and presentation for all events available on the website.

Global water resources at risk – solutions from three years of applied research

22/10/2020 At the final conference of the BMBF initiative “Global Resource Water” (GRoW), experts presented the current challenges of the global water sector and discussed possible solutions. adelphi organised the hybrid-format event, which took place on October 20 and 21, 2020.

Four Studies and a Conference: Real Practice Insights into Multi-level Climate Governance

13/10/2020 The V-LED project has studied real cases of multi-level and collaborative climate action in Kenya, the Philippines, Colombia and South Africa and is now publishing their findings. Practitioners from Kenya and the Philippines will also participate in the ICLEI Daring Cities online conference.

Successful first call of the European City Facility with more than 250 applications

05/10/2020 The first call of the European City Facility (EUCF) closed on 2 October 2020 with more than 250 applications received from municipalities and local authorities from all EU-27 countries and the UK.

Invitation to the 2020 California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference on Oct. 26 (virtual)

05/10/2020 Join us for the 4th Annual California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference (CGBEC), presented by the California Energy Commission and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and held virtually on October 26, 2020, from 4:00–6:00 PM (CET).

21st Century Diplomacy: Foreign Policy Is Climate Policy

01/10/2020 For too long, foreign policymakers have largely left climate issues to energy or environment ministries. A new essay series by adelphi and the Wilson Center seeks to change that.

European Sustainable Finance Survey 2020: Launch of the first report

28/09/2020 The “European Sustainable Finance Survey” assesses the current state of alignment of listed European companies’ economic activities and banks’ lending activities with the EU Taxonomy. Now, the first report was launched, in parallel to the European Sustainable Finance Summit 2020.

New SDG 12 Online Database: Sustainable Consumption and Production

25/09/2020 Interested people from Germany and abroad can find information in German and English on relevant activities by, with and through the efforts of Germany to promote sustainable consumption and production at

Korean-German Energy Partnership – 1st Meeting of the Energy Transition Working Group

21/09/2020 By increasing renewables and energy efficiency, Korea and Germany want to transition their energy systems, and they want to help and learn from each other in this endeavor. Recently, the Energy Transition working group of the bilateral Energy Partnership met for the first time.